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MWR at Sound Summit

CYS Back to School Information

Back-to-School Information

  • JBLM follows the Clover Park School District calendars – school starts on Wednesday 1 September.
  • Updated CPSD school start and end times.
  • CPSD is offering full day regular school schedules.
  • CYS School Age Centers will offer standard before and after school care.
  • The JBLM Youth Center will offer standard after school open recreation programming.
  • For program and registration information, please contact Parent Central Services at 253-966-2977.
  • If you have school questions, you can contact your School Liaison Officers at 253-967-7195.
CYS Employment

Benefits to a career within CYS

  • Priority access to on-base childcare
    Shorter times on the waitlist for CYS employees
  • On-the-job training linked with pay raises for direct care staff
    We have trainers on staff who lead you through the training process
  • Portability
    You can use the CEAT program to transfer to Army CYS programs across the globe

How to apply for a career with CYS

  • Visit to find open positions and submit your application.
JBLM Reunited!

JBLM is pulling out the stops on end-of-summer festivities with JBLM Reunited Aug. 25-28.

DPFR will be starting the week off with Retiree Appreciation Day Wednesday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Waller Hall, open to military and civilian retirees, guests and personnel.

Next up is Brigade Sports Day Thursday, Aug. 26 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex, open to active duty Service members. Contact your unit CSM for details.

Single Service Member Day is Friday, Aug. 27, 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m. at Warrior Zone and adjacent areas. The day features entertainment, competitions, prizes, canvas painting and more. Food will be available for purchase. All single Service members are invited to attend.

The 5K Light Up the Night Run is also Friday starting at 8:30 p.m. at Jensen Family Health & Fitness Center’s parking lot with glow-in-the-dark items, DJ music and a light show. The event is open to all DOD ID card holders; the cost is $25 per runner. Find sign-up details at

The main event is Saturday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.–8 p.m. at Cowan and Memorial stadiums with roving entertainers, stage acts, kids’ games, pump track (bring your bicycle and helmet), military static displays, fair food, water slides, climbing wall, car show and more. This event is for JBLM DOD ID card holders and guests.

Thanks for joining MWR at the Sound Summit!

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Updated July 28 at 11 a.m.